Our Leadership

Bishop Randy Borders, an anointed preacher of our time, communicates the gospel message with unmistakable clarity. His ministry challenges believers to flow in God's Divine Order. Bishop Borders gave his life to the Lord at the tender age of 12. By age 15, he had risen to a countywide youth chaplain with the Missionary Baptist Church, where he was later licensed and ordained into ministry.

While in college, Bishop Borders attended Evangel COGIC under the leadership of superintendent Otis Lockett. Five days after his graduation from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, in 1990, Bishop Borders founded Word of Life Fellowship Church. The church name was officially changed to Faith Harvest Church in March of 1999. Bishop Borders currently serves as senior pastor of Faith Harvest Church, in Shelby, NC. and submits to Bishop Kenneth Yelverton as his covering pastor.

Faith Harvest Church has evolved into a multiracial, multifaceted ministry, which include many ministries of edification and outreach. Bishop Borders is also Founder and Presiding Prelate of Harvest Ministries International, Inc., a network of local churches with primary apostolic vision of church planting and strengthening.

In April of 1996, Bishop Harold Ivory Williams, and an official college of duly consecrated Bishops, consecrated Bishop Borders to the bishopric. Since his consecration, Bishop Borders has become part of the Joint College of African-American Pentecostal Bishops Congress, and now serves on the Advisory Board. In June of 2002, Bishop Borders founded Christ Harvest Church in Charlotte, NC. He also founded Covenant Harvest Church in Greer, SC in November of 2009.


Bishop Borders met the former Norma Lee while attending UNCG. The two were married in June 1994, and have two lovely children-Efrim and Hope. A published author of the critically acclaimed books STAY FOCUSED and THE ADJUTANT'S GUIDE TO ETIQUETTE and, MORE THAN A MENTOR. Bishop Borders travels extensively throughout the United States and abroad as a lecturer, conference speaker, revivalist, and seminar speaker. The ministry of Bishop Borders is bold, energetic, and dynamic- equipping the saints to lock into their pastor's vision and fulfill their destiny. Many who have experienced his ministry have this testimony Bishop Borders is definitely a pastor's friend.

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Lady Norma Borders is one of God's 21st Century gems. God has gifted her to minister to the body of Christ with a message that is both practical and applicable. She assists her husband, Bishop  Randy Borders, in pastoring Faith Harvest Church in Shelby North Carolina.

Lady Borders is an honor graduate of Midway High School in Dunn, North Carolina. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1990, and she is currently pursing her MBA at Strayer University. Her career path led her into Banking where she served as a branch manger with Bank of America in Raleigh, Greensboro, Charlotte, and Cherryville, North Carolina. These positions eventually led to the status of Assistant-Vice President with Bank of America. She left Bank of America upon the birth of her first child to  become a full-time homemaker. After an eight year hiatus, she returned to the banking field  and now serves as Mortgage Specialist of Bank of America.

Lady Borders has a passion for the Word of God. Her greatest joy is to see  the Word of God impact the lives of those she instructs. She currently serves as the Director of The Women's Ministry at Faith Harvest Church. She is anointed to share prophetic wisdom and insight with those seeking to embrace their full kingdom purpose.

She is a devoted wife and proud mother of Efrim and Hope Borders. The ministry of Lady Borders is courageous and faith-filled. Like a modern-day Esther, she was born for such a time as this.

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